Features

Indoor: 12 compound tweaks

Duncan Busby shows you how to squeeze out every last point on the way to 600. In recent years indoor archery has become about the pursuit for perfection; this indoor season alone has seen world records falling in the compound

New year, new gear

Out with the old, in with the new! First up is what’s new in January JANUARY: WHEN ARCHERY GETS SERIOUS If you’re not gearing up specifically for a big indoor tournament, in which case it might be better to put

2019: a year in archery

In our third and final part, Bow continues to wrap up 2019 with a look back at what went on. September Bow cover star: some arrows Brady Ellison was in the news again, capping an incredible year by winning the

2019: a year in archery

In our second part, Bow continues to wrap up 2019 with a look back at what went on. May Bow cover star: Lan Lu The NFAS 3D championships went off with a bang in Nottinghamshire with some of the trickiest

2019 in archery

How was it for you? Bow wraps up 2019 with a look back at what went on… January As usual, first thing in January the whole of the archery world involved in trade decamped to Louisville, Kentucky, for the ATA,

News

Archery’s Olympic profile increases at Dakar Games 2022

The number of archers that will compete at the next Youth Olympic Games is set to increase by 50% to a total of 96. Held in Senegal, Dakar 2022 will make history as the first Olympic event to take place

GBR women get funding boost

The GBR women’s recurve team gets a boost of £195,379 for its Tokyo plans after a major grant was awarded by UK Sport based on 2019’s performances.  The team of Sarah Bettles, Bryony Pitman and Naomi Folkard beat China to

Archery instructor positions available

Several positions are available on BUNAC’s Summer Camp USA programme for archery instructors.  Summer Camp USA offers young people the opportunity to spend 8-10 weeks living and working at a summer camp in America, teaching sports and activities, including archery

2019: Asian Championships

You thought the outdoor season was over? One tournament was left: the Asian Archery Championships. This and its corresponding para tournament, which wrapped up in October, were also qualifiers for Tokyo next year. With many of the highest-ranked archery nations

The Bow Christmas gift guide

Whether you know a hard-to-buy-for archer, or you are one, you’re sure to find something to suit in our seasonal gift guide.  We’ve divided it into four categories: Under £15, Under £50, Under £150 and Blow The Budget. Enjoy! Under

Reviews

Hoyt 2020 Risers: On test

With some brand new technology on offer, how do the latest top-line Hoyt recurve offerings work out? By Mark Brown and John Stanley The new-for-2020 Hoyt Xceed Grand Prix riser sees a continuation of the new features introduced to Hoyt’s

Aurora Techno Recurve Backpack and Techno Lite Quiver

Rebekah Tipping looks at some thoroughly modern new kit from Italy.  Aurora Techno recurve backpack This well organised backpack from the Bignami stable is great addition for any recurve archer. I’ve been using a smaller Aurora backpack for seven years

Bare As You Dare

The current state of barebow risers on the market. By Andreas Philipp. In principle, every take-down recurve riser can be shot as a barebow, but you often hear and read the question of a suitable riser for a beginner or

Making and tuning wooden arrows

Jaap Bolt takes us through his process It always astonishes me when I hear phrases from regular archers like: “I don’t put much effort in my wooden arrows because they will never be as good as carbon anyway.” And even:

The essential library you need – and why

We’re bringing you some of the latest picks that you should add to your reading list, by Emma Davis and Tom Hall Archery Anatomy Author: Ray Axford. Paperback, 164 pagesPublisher: Souvenir Press(First published in 1995) Archery Anatomy is what it

Follow Us